'''James Hardy Ropes''' (1866-1933) was an United States|American theologian
[ He graduated from Harvard College in 1889 and was an instructor there from 1895 to 1898 and an assistant professor until 1903.] [ Ropes was then appointed the Bussey Professor of New Testament criticism.] [ He occupied the Hollis Chair of Divinity|Hollis Chair at Harvard Divinity School starting in 1910.] [ He was also the Chairman of Commission on Extension Courses and Dean of the Harvard Extension School|University Extension.
He led the funeral of Henry Bradford Endicott, for whom Ropes' boss, Harvard President A. Lawrence Lowell, served as a pall bearer with Governors Calvin Coolidge and Samuel W. McCall.] [ ]